A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.